Three selected as Administrative Fellows for 2019-20 academic year

May 07, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Administrative Fellows Program offers Penn State faculty and staff the opportunity to work with senior University officers to gain knowledge and experiences pertaining to the challenges of leadership in the academic community.

For 2019-20, the Administrative Fellows are:

  • Gary Chinn, assistant dean for digital learning and director, Office of Digital Learning, College of Arts and Architecture. His mentor will be Eric Barron, president.
  • Lisa Kerchinski, director of career development, Schreyer Honors College. Her mentor will be Zack Moore, vice president for Government and Community Relations.
  • Debra Thurley, executive director of research compliance, Office for Research Protections. Her mentor will be Nicholas Jones, executive vice president and provost.

The Administrative Fellows Program provides the chance for participants to strengthen their administrative talents and qualifications by working with a Penn State administrator in a mentoring relationship. Fellows increase their understanding of the contexts within which decisions are made and gain an enhanced understanding of the various units across the University. The length of the program is for the academic year.

For more information on the program, visit https://vpaa.psu.edu/administrative-fellows/.

  • Gary Chinn

    Gary Chinn, assistant dean for digital learning and director of the Office of Digital Learning in the College of Arts and Architecture, has been selected as an Administrative Fellow for 2019-20. His mentor will be Penn State President Eric Barron.

    IMAGE: Penn State
  • Lisa Kerchinski

    Lisa Kerchinski, director of career development in the Schreyer Honors College, has been selected as an Administrative Fellow for 2019-20. Her mentor will be Zack Moore, vice president for government and community relations.

    IMAGE: Penn State
  • Debra Thurley

    Debra Thurley, executive director of research compliance in the Office for Research Protections, has been selected as an Administrative Fellow for 2019-20. Her mentor will be Nicholas Jones, executive vice president and provost.

    IMAGE: Penn State
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Last Updated May 07, 2019